Philip D. Israels

Philip D. Israels

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Cron, Israels & Stark
 | 11755 Wilshire Blvd, 15th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 424-372-3112
Fax: 310-451-3473
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2008 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%)
Attorney Profile

Philip Israels worked as a prosecutor for the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office for four years starting in 1975, where he gained valuable trial experience. Since 1979, he has been practicing criminal law in Los Angeles County. He has successfully defended clients against a vast array of felony and misdemeanor offenses, including driving under the influence (DUI) and domestic violence cases, such as child abuse, spousal abuse, criminal threats, and child endangerment.

Mr Israles has handled any type of state or federal drug crime cases, including drug possession, marijuana cultivation, federal drug offenses, and prescription drug crimes. He also has extensive experience in criminal cases of theft crimes, violent crimes, juvenile crimes, and sex crimes, such as child pornography and child molestation.

As a defense lawyer, he has made handled numerous cases in most Los Angeles Superior Courts, including LAX Airport Court, Downtown Criminal Courts Building, Metro Court, Van Nuys Courthouse, San Fernando Court, Torrance Courthouse, Ventura Superior Court, Pomona Court, among others. He has also defended many juvenile criminal cases in Sylmar, Inglewood, Los Padrinos, and Eastlake Juvenile Court.

Due to his credibility, experience, and success in court, he is often referred new cases by other attorneys, judges, prosecutors and prior cleints. 


About Philip Israels

Admitted: 1975, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Specialist, Criminal Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of California
  • California Public Defenders Association
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association
  • Criminal Courts Bar Association
  • Santa Monica Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

Educational Background:

  • University of California, B.A., 1970
  • University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California, J.D., 1975

Industry Groups

  • Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • DUI Attorney
  • Federal Criminal Attorney
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Office Location for Philip D. Israels

11755 Wilshire Blvd
15th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90025

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Last Updated: 5/23/2019

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